Jes Anker Mikkelsen

Partner


About Jes Anker Mikkelsen

Education
Mediator 2003
Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1984
Admission to practice law 1979
Master of Laws 1976

Language
English

Jes Anker Mikkelsen has considerable experience in disputes mainly in the fields of maritime law and transport law, offshore installations, energy and construction, insurance law and international trade law. He is involved in litigation and arbitration and is a sought-after arbitrator and mediator.

He advises clients on, among others, cargo transportation, chartering agreements, collisions, grounding and salvage, insurance coverage, indemnity insurance, P&I, Hull & Machinery, insurance regulatory issues and insurance mediation.

Jes has, moreover, conducted numerous court cases and arbitration proceedings within his area of expertise and has acted as mediator on a number of occasions in Denmark and abroad.

Finally, Jes is part of Bech-Bruun's Cross-Border Insolvency Shipping Team and has particular experience with the American Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 rules.

Personal ratings

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2017
- Dispute resolution

Bech-Bruun primarily handles insurance, shipping and construction disputes. The team, led by the ‘experiencedJes Anker Mikkelsen, (...).

Legal500, Dispute resolution

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2017
- Dispute Resolution

Jes Anker Mikkelsen has a particular focus on maritime and insurance law disputes, particularly cargo losses, transportation insurance and P&I claims. He was part of a team which advised numerous claimants, including several large shipping companies and P&I clubs, on actions related to the bankruptcy of OW Bunker. Clients reference his "strength in litigation and broad range of knowledge" including "how to strategically position yourself in court cases." 

Chambers and Partners Europe, Dispute Resolution

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2017
- Shipping

Jes Anker Mikkelsen offers expertise across the full spectrum of shipping issues, including maritime insurance law, offshore construction, chartering agreements and insolvencies in the shipping sector. He also handles contentious matters including litigation, arbitration and mediation. Clients say: "He is extremely experienced and has excellent judgement. He demonstrates good understanding and can cut right through to the heart of a complex issue. He has a very clear vision in his mind."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Shipping

Chambers - Leading individual - SH

Chambers Global Rating 2017
- Dispute Resolution

Jes Anker Mikkelsen has a particular focus on maritime and insurance law disputes, particularly cargo losses, transportation insurance and P&I claims. He was part of a team which advised numerous claimants, including several large shipping companies and P&I clubs on actions related to the bankruptcy of OW Bunker. Clients reference his "strength in litigation and broad range of knowledge," including "how to strategically position yourself in court cases."

Chambers and Partners Global, Dispute Resolution

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2017
- Insurance

Having ‘a strong knowledge of the insurance industry’, Bech-Bruun covers all non-contentious insurance and reinsurance matters, as well as litigation and mediation. ‘Preferred partnerAnne Buhl Bjelke and Jes Anker Mikkelsen have been representing the accountants in two professional indemnity lawsuits regarding the collapse of Eik Banki.

Legal 500, Insurance

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2017
- Shipping and Transport

Clients rate Bech-Bruun as one of the ‘absolute leaders’ in the industry.
The ‘experiencedJes Anker Mikkelsen heads the team, (...).

Legal 500, Shipping and transport

Engagements

  • Representative, Lloyd's General Representative in Denmark
  • Chairman, Mediation Institute
  • Member, Editorial Board for European Lawyer
  • Member, Copenhagen Lawyer Association
  • Member, the Danish Supreme Court Bar Association
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member, International Maritime Association (CMI)
  • Member, International Association for Insurance Law (AIDA)
  • Member, Swedish Maritime Law Association

Publications:

  • Defusing the Italian torpedo
    Maritime and Transport Law News. Volume 9, nummer 2, 2013, Article
  • Mediation - not for real litigators?
    CDR - Commercial Dispute Resolution, (4 pages), 2013, Article
  • The Death of Winter Storm
    European Transport Law, 2010, Article
  • Insurance Portfolio Transfers: "Move on and Let go" – Chapter on Denmark
    International Bar Association, 2010, Article
  • Shipping Finance - Denmark
    Euromoney Publications PLC, 1995, Book
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